Ben Bradshaw

MP, Exeter

Exeter Labour

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How Ben Bradshaw voted since 2001
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  • Voted moderately for university tuition fees Source
  • Voted strongly for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Source
  • Voted moderately against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Source
  • Voted strongly against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Source
  • Voted very strongly against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted moderately against encouraging occupational pensions Source
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Ben Bradshaw hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Palestinians 28 Oct 2014

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he plans to take in response to the decision of the House on 13 October 2014 in respect of recognition of Palestine.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education: European Council 27 Oct 2014

    Following on from the Prime Minister’s answer to the right hon. and learned Member for Rushcliffe (Mr Clarke), will he confirm that he will give his own Home Secretary, the police and the security services the tools they need to fight international crime and terrorism by making sure we have a vote in this place on the European arrest warrant before the end of November?

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Labour MP for Exeter

Entered House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Justice
  • Cycling
  • Ict
  • Pay
  • Television
  • Israel

Currently held offices

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Privacy and Injunctions (Joint Committee) (14 Jul 2011 to 12 Mar 2012)
  • Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (13 Oct 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media & Sport (10 Jun 2009 to 13 Oct 2009)
  • Minister of State (Health Services; Minister for the South West), Department of Health (13 Jul 2007 to 10 Jun 2009)
  • Minister of State, Department of Health (28 Jun 2007 to 13 Jul 2007)
  • Minister of State (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (20 Nov 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (15 Nov 2006 to 16 Nov 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Local Environment, Marine and Animal Welfare), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (17 Jun 2005 to 15 Nov 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Nature Conservation and Fisheries), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (13 Jun 2003 to 17 Jun 2005)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, Privy Council Office (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Secretary, House of Commons (29 May 2002 to 13 Jun 2003)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (11 Jun 2001 to 29 May 2002)

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  • Has spoken in 32 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 112 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 68.91% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 25 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 115 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Ben Bradshaw’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 764 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Oct 2014.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for opinion surveys:
14 November 2013, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 4 December 2013)
15 January 2014, payment of £75. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 31 January 2014)
5 March 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 12 March 2014)
24 April 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 2 May 2014)
6 June 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2014)
29 July 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 6 August 2014)
29 September 2014, payment of £75.  Hours: 30 mins. (21 October 2014)
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 79-81 Borough Road, London SE1 1FY, for opinion surveys:
5 September 2013, payment of £200. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 4 December 2013)
January 2014, payment of £200. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 31 January 2014)
Payment from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT:
13 November 2013, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 4 December 2013)
19 December 2013, payment of £80. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 January 2014)
4 June 2014, payment of £80.  Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 10 June 2014)
11. Miscellaneous
I am a member of the Humboldt Advisory Board, Humboldt University, Mohrenstraffe 60, 10117 Berlin, and attended Advisory Board meetings in Berlin in April 2013 and in May 2014. The costs, which were below the registrable threshold, were met by the University. (Registered 8 October 2013; updated 10 June 2014)

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